Using Live Shrimp To Find The Trends [Fishing Report]

Have you ever used live shrimp to find the trends before??

Especially during the fall amid cold fronts, live shrimp is a great way to uncover trends.

You just need to fish in what I call “Transition Zones”.

Learn more in the video below!!

Live Shrimp To Find The Trends [VIDEO]

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Cold fronts have moved in and the cooler weather is here for the fall and winter.

You can’t keep fishing with the same tactics you were just a few weeks ago.

This trip was filmed just after a cold snap that brought the air temperature down to 50-55 degrees.

When that happens, the fish begin to creep into deeper water but they are not far from normal feeding grounds.

My objective for the fall is to fish what I call Transition Zones.

This can be points, edges of flats, ledges, oyster bars, and other structure where you can observe predatory fish behavior.

I used live shrimp on this trip to really dial in on where the fish are holding and how they’re feeding.

Later in the day, I switched over to using a slip float rig which allows me to adjust the depth of my bait.

If you have some live shrimp, you can catch fish non-stop!

Once I was able to find lots of fish, I made the switch to the Power Prawn USA rigged on the Hoss Helix Hooks.

If you’re able to dial in on the fish, then it’s always a fun idea to switch over to artificial and give that a try.

I recommend making use of the dead-drift technique.

All you need to do is cast up the current and let the water flow carry your lure back  in front of the fish.


Without a doubt, the fish are responding to the colder temperatures and slowly moving into deeper water on ledges and edges of creek mouths.

Look for drop-offs and channels near these zones where the fish are likely to be holding.

Live shrimp and a popping cork are always an excellent way to get tight lines while also picking up on trends!

Do you have more questions about using live shrimp to find the trends?

Let me know what you think down in the comments section!!

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Egert McMunn
2 months ago

Yeah but what if you don’t own a boat or have access to a boat? How do you find the fish then?

Steven Free
2 months ago

Kinda strange because unless your in far northern Georgia here in northeast FL jacksonville area the night temps have been into the mid to high 60s and the daytime temps have been in the mostly low to mid 80s for about almost a month now so to me with those temps I don’t see how a fall pattern has really developed at least not here that is the last time I went fishing was on the 28th of oct because I had 9 days off because I had alot of pto from my job that I has to take but on that day it was almost 90 during the day and at night it was 64 and the water temp was at 71 at daylight then climbing to 74 degrees don’t sound like late fall to me maybe very early but anyway just saying conditions are alot warmer here then obviously where your at thanks for the info and all you do


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